“48-year-old Jodi Knight killed in tragic car accident in Belmont”

By | August 13, 2023



A tragic incident occurred in Belmont as a 48-year-old woman named Jodi Knight was fatally struck by a car while crossing the road on U.S. 74. Witnesses reported that one vehicle managed to swerve and avoid hitting Knight, but the following vehicle was unable to do so. The Belmont Police Department is currently investigating the incident, and no charges have been filed at this time. If anyone has any information, they are urged to contact Sergeant Cody Willett at 704-825-3792. Diane Turbyfill reported

A tragic incident occurred in Belmont, resulting in the death of a woman who was hit by a car on Friday. The unfortunate event took place shortly before 10 p.m. in the 6800 block of Wilkinson Boulevard. The deceased has been identified as Jodi Knight, a 48-year-old resident of Belmont.

According to eyewitnesses, Knight was crossing the road while vehicles were moving east on U.S. 74. One driver managed to swerve and avoid hitting her, but unfortunately, the following vehicle was unable to prevent the collision. Consequently, Knight suffered fatal injuries.

At present, no charges have been filed, and the Belmont Police Department has taken up the investigation of this incident. They urge anyone with any additional information or potential leads to come forward and assist in the investigation. Sergeant Cody Willett can be contacted at 704-825-3792.

This tragedy serves as a reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for vigilance while crossing busy streets. The authorities are working diligently to determine the circumstances surrounding this unfortunate accident and bring closure to the grieving family and community..